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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 532

    A YAOZHOU CELADON MOLDED CONICAL BOWL

    NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (960-1127)

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    A YAOZHOU CELADON MOLDED CONICAL BOWL
    NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (960-1127)
    The deep conical body raised on a shallow ring foot and flaring slightly at the rim, the interior molded with a dense design of six peony blossoms borne on leafy branches emerging from the center of the interior, the exterior carved with narrow simplified petals rising to a line border, all under a glaze of soft greenish-olive tone
    6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) diam., box


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    Compare the Yaozhou celadon conical bowl in the Idemitsu Museum of Arts with similar impressed peony-spray design illustrated in The Masterpieces of Yaozhou Ware, Osaka, 1997, p. 48, no. 62.

    Provenance

    Zetterquist Galleries, New York, August 1993.